Basic Info

Hayssam Samir

8 years

Cairo, Egypt

Bachelor's Degree

Experienced

Work Experience

Photographer at Egypt Today / Business Today Magazines

Experience Details

Photographer

Media/Journalism/Publishing, Creative/Design/Art, Fashion

Experienced (Non-Manager)

• creating permanent visual images for an exceptionally wide range of creative, technical and documentary purposes
• working with clients to discuss the images they require and how they want to use them;
• working in different locations and in different circumstances to get the right image;
• using an extensive range of technical equipment, including cameras, lenses, lighting and specialist software;
• communicating with photographic subjects, putting them at ease, encouraging them and directing them;
• arranging still life objects, products, scenes, props and backgrounds;
• liaising with other professionals, including graphic designers, writers, gallery managers, picture researchers, commissioning editors and art directors;
• understanding traditional film and digital photography and keeping up to date with industry trends, developments and new techniques;
• developing expertise with software to digitally enhance images by, for example, changing emphasis, cropping pictures, correcting minor faults, or moving objects around;
• managing the business aspects of the work, including administration, scheduling work, invoicing and basic accounting;


Company Details

Egypt Today / Business Today Magazines

Cairo, Egypt

More then 1000 employees

Media Production , Writing and Editing, Marketing and Advertising

N/A

Jan 2012 to present (5 years)
Photographer at Freelance

Experience Details

Photographer

Media/Journalism/Publishing, Fashion, Creative/Design/Art

Experienced (Non-Manager)

• creating permanent visual images for an exceptionally wide range of creative, technical and documentary purposes
• working with clients to discuss the images they require and how they want to use them;
• working in different locations and in different circumstances to get the right image;
• using an extensive range of technical equipment, including cameras, lenses, lighting and specialist software;
• communicating with photographic subjects, putting them at ease, encouraging them and directing them;
• arranging still life objects, products, scenes, props and backgrounds;
• liaising with other professionals, including graphic designers, writers, gallery managers, picture researchers, commissioning editors and art directors;
• understanding traditional film and digital photography and keeping up to date with industry trends, developments and new techniques;
• developing expertise with software to digitally enhance images by, for example, changing emphasis, cropping pictures, correcting minor faults, or moving objects around;
• managing the business aspects of the work, including administration, scheduling work, invoicing and basic accounting


Company Details

Freelance

Cairo, Egypt

N/A

Photography

N/A

Jan 2006 to present (11 years)

Education

College Diploma in Cinema & Film Making

Education Details

College Diploma

Cinema & Film Making

French university in Egypt, Egypt

Not specified

N/A

N/A

French university in Egypt
2013 - 2015
BA in French Litterature

Education Details

BA

French Litterature

Helwan University, Egypt

Not specified

N/A

N/A

Helwan University
2004 - 2009
College Diploma in High School - Secondary

Education Details

College Diploma

High School - Secondary

Lycee El Horreya Bab El Louk, Egypt

B / Very Good / 75 - 85%

N/A

N/A

Lycee El Horreya Bab El Louk
1990 - 2004
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Last update more than 1 months ago.

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Profile Skills and Keywords

AdaptiveAdobe PhotoshopArabicCinema & Film MakingCreativeDesignDetails-orientedEnglishExecutorFashionFilms And CinemaFlexibleFrenchFrench LitteratureHigh School - SecondaryInnovativeJournalismMarketing And AdvertisingMediaMedia ProductionMicrosoft OfficePhoto EditingPhoto EnhancingPhotographerPhotographyPublishingTravelVideographyWriting And Editing

Self-assesed Skills

Languages

Arabic

Arabic

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

French

French

: Fluent

: Advanced

: Fluent

: Fluent

English

English

: Advanced

: Advanced

: Advanced

: Advanced

Tools and Technologies

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Photoshop

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office

: Advanced

: High

:

3-5 years

Fields of Expertise

Photo Editing

Photo Editing

: Expert

: High

:

3-5 years

Photography

Photography

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Videography

Videography

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

1-3 years

Films and Cinema

Films and Cinema

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

1-3 years

Photo Enhancing

Photo Enhancing

: Advanced

: High

:

3-5 years

Key Skills

Executor, Creative, Flexible / Adaptive, Details-oriented, Innovative

Online Presence

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